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In September of 1999, a series of apartment bombings in Moscow shock the world. The Russian government immediately blames Chechen terrorists. Oleg Kraskin is a lawyer who is in love with the president’s daughter. He has no idea how these bombings will alter the course of world events when he joins the First Family of Russia and the president’s personal staff.
In September of 2001, there are attacks made on the Twin Towers and Pentagon in American. Marcus Ryker enlists in the marines and fights in Afghanistan to defend his country. He later joins the United States Secret Service and eventually his honored with the Presidential Protection Detail.
Russia’s president is determined to restore his country to her former greatness by threatening nuclear war. Everything that Marcus has learned about protecting the US president he must now use to take down the Russian president. When Marcus or Oleg cross paths, the course history will never be the same.
Number of Pages: 470
Vendor: Tyndale House
Publication Date: 2018
|Dimensions: 9.00 X 6.00 (inches)|
Everything he learned to protect our president, he must use to take out theirs.
With an American president distracted by growing tensions in North Korea and Iran, an ominous new threat is emerging in Moscow. A czar is rising in the Kremlin, a Russian president feverishly consolidating power, silencing his opposition, and plotting a brazen and lightning-fast military strike that could rupture the NATO alliance and bring Washington and Moscow to the brink of nuclear war. But in his blind spot is the former U.S. Secret Service agent, Marcus Ryker, trained to protect but ready to kill to save his country.
Aspiring authors should take note of Rosenbergs deftly plotted story and first-rate character developmenthe puts on a clinic for how to introduce and bring along new characters. Some readers, especially early on, may find the plot moving a tad slower than his past books, but thats clearly by design. Rosenberg meticulously builds the necessary foundation for later on, and, when you least expect it, he yanks the rug out from underneath you.
This is Joel C. Rosenberg at his absolute best, proving yet again that hes one of the premier novelists working in the genre today.
With his knack for writing prophetic fiction, those who want an early glimpse at what the world might look like in the very near future should pick up Joel Rosenbergs latest thriller. . . . Strap in and hold on tight, The Kremlin Conspiracy is a high-octane thriller that will stun readers and stay with them long after they turn the final page.
Bestseller Rosenberg (The Third Target) provides Tom Clancy fans with plenty of red meat in this fast-paced political thriller. In the near future, attorney Oleg Kraskin has become a trusted adviser to his Putinlike father-in-law, Russian president Aleksandr Luganov. Olegs rise is paralleled by that of Marcus Ryker, whose valor under fire as a Marine in Afghanistan led to his becoming a Secret Service agent. After Marcus helps thwart a terrorist attack on the White House, hes promoted to the U.S. presidents personal detail. But when Marcuss wife and son are killed in a robbery, he takes a break from working for the government. Meanwhile, Luganov, who has no qualms about using nuclear weapons and is chummy with the erratic head of North Korea, finalizes plans to invade the three Baltic statesEstonia, Latvia, and Lithuaniaand reincorporate them into Russia. Oleg and Marcus each turn out to have a vital part to play in shaping how Luganovs grandiose schemes end. Although plausibility isnt at a premium, readers who like escapist suspense will be satisfied.